- of or relating to gay male sexual orientation.
- (of a man) gay or effeminate.
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How to use lavender in a sentence
You can either add a flower on top as a final garnish or create a lavender syrup to add a fresh, floral touch to any drink.Craft herbaceous homemade drinks with simple syrup infusions|LaVonne Roberts|August 26, 2021|Popular-Science
Sherman also pointed out the so-called “lavender scare” during which upwards of 1,000 State Department personnel lost their jobs because of their sexual orientation.
Hike the three miles of trails in Maury Island Marine Park, or cut your own lavender bunches at Lavender Hill Farm.
On days I’m feeling more feminine, I have one that’s amber, lavender and vanilla.Demi Lovato is confronting her demons in real time|Bethonie Butler|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
She found the lavender for her daughter-in-law, an “Elderberry Super Immunity Blend” for her son, and a “Crafty Christmas” card to accompany her traditional holiday basket gifts.Small Business Saturday spotlights pandemic-inspired entrepreneurship|Emily Davies|November 28, 2020|Washington Post
New Orleanians loved the frilly, pale lavender flowers and gradually planted them as decorations around the city in garden ponds.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To accompany breakfast or lunch, there's hibiscus lavender tea or locally roasted Bumper Crop coffee.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café|Jane & Michael Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elias, the translator, knocks and a woman in a blue sweater-vest and lavender crocs answers.
Also: pastel pink-and-lavender paint jobs, festooned with hearts and flowers.
Lavender is very calming and can help settle your nerves, which explains why so many baby soaps come in lavender scent.
Clean your tube regularly, and your amber mouthpiece with a feather dipped in spirits of lavender.
Here was a light-blue pair; there were some lavender, some all black and various shades of tan and gray.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
She looked very neat and dainty as she sat there in her white lace cap and her lavender dress.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
She was waving a twig of lavender, and little Martha was making grabs at it, and laughing her gurgling laugh of babyish glee.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
As he entered, one of the maids rose from beside her mistress, bearing away the silver bowl of lavender water.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for lavender
- a pale or light bluish-purple to a very pale violet colour
- (as adjective)lavender socks